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2014 Rose Parade: Winners, highlights and more (photos)

A gay marriage, longtime Dodgers announcer Vin Scully and Meatball the bear all featured in the 125th annual Rose Parade.

Your picks for the 7 biggest stories on KPCC in 2013

It was a year scarred by tragedy and marred by scandal, but not without its lighter moments. We look back at some of the stories you viewed the most.

Grand Park prepares for its New Year's Eve kick-off

Downtown LA's new Grand Park is hoping to kickstart a tradition of annual New Year's Eve events tonight. Organizers are hoping for a big turnout.

Big pothole on I5/10 connector damages dozens of cars

A big pothole on the connector from Los Angeles's southbound Interstate 5 to east Interstate 10 freeway has damaged dozens of vehicles.

Fire at San Bernardino bowling alley ‘suspicious’ (updated)

About 80 firefighters responded to the large blaze just before noon.

Fish and Wildlife recruiting volunteers in LA and Orange counties

Volunteers help teach California residents about wildlife, hunting and conservation programs

Michigan State, Stanford supporters pack food for needy

Supporters of the Michigan State University and Stanford University football teams plan to sort and pack food for the needy on the eve of the Rose Bowl game.

LAX creates team to better assist passengers in an emergency

LAX has created an emergency response team to tend to passengers after a major incident, in response to criticisms that people were stranded after the Nov. 1 shooting.

Rose Bowl at 100: 7 quirky things you didn't know

New Year's Day 2014 will mark the 100th Rose Bowl game, a milestone in the storied history of the tournament. Here's a few things you may not know.

Life support extended for Oakland girl declared brain dead

A California judge has ordered a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead to be kept on life support until Jan. 7.

Rose Parade 2014: How to take great photos — and share them with KPCC

Are you planning to brave the crowds and see the Rose Parade in person? Here's how to do it and how to send us you photos of the parade.

Cal Fire suspends burn permits due to dry weather

The agency issued a ban Monday on 31 million acres of state property and private land in seven counties.

Some homes still without power after Pacoima plane crash

A small plane crashed in Los Angeles Sunday and took out two high-voltage lines and one residential line.

Trayvon Martin nativity scene: Sacrilege or just provocative?

A nativity scene on the lawn of Claremont's United Methodist Church is creating some post-Christmas angst.

LA County hired officers rejected by sheriff

Los Angeles county officials hired dozens of police officers rejected for jobs at the sheriff's department after investigators found evidence of dishonesty or past misconduct.

Mission Viejo man dead after car plows into his bedroom

Authorities say a car has crashed into the front of a Southern California home, killing a man inside his bed before dawn.